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to recognize a recently reelected colleague from district 11, supervisor john avalos. >> supervisor avalos: thank you president chiu, and i want to congratulate you on your election to president of the board. i want to say thank you for your service. also want to congratulate newcomers to the board of supervisors, supervisor london breed an supervisor norman yee. i was moved and impressed by your speech this morning supervisor breed, the passion you bring, intersection of our interests are great. i look forward to working with you for years to come. you and i are very like minded. i want to welcome norman yee to the board as weel; we go back a little bit. working with children advocacy. i welcome our relationship here, and moving forward. colleagues that i work with already, i want to say thank you for the wonderful opportunity i have had to serve review on the board of supervisors. while we might not have agreed on everything, i respect each and every one of you. i feel a lot of regard for each and every one of you. i have learned tremendous amount from each and every one of yo
, commissioner avalos and all of you as well as the mayor and staff for your guidance and collaborativive work over the last few years, i would like to also thank the colleagues in the city family for the tremendous amount of work that we have been able to do together. and last but not least, after, of course, thanking my staff which i have done several times now, let me take a second to recognize my own family in particular, my partner of 22 years, robert swarts who is in the audience today. for putting up with me as i dealt with the riggers of this job. he has definitely heard too much. if we were in the era of affairs he would have to have the fate of the pyramid builders but thankfully we are not and he promised not to say anything. last but not least thank my parents who are not here today but i am not sure that watching on tv as they have for many years. i have neglected them too long and i am looking forward to spending more time with them. that said, i reiterate what i said in my farewell letter is that i am a san francisco citizen, there are few places in the world where i would cons
a motion to -- thank you very much supervisor avalos. >> at this point, i like to open this up for public comment. any members of the public wish to comment on item number four, please step forward. >> [singing]. sometimes i like to quit, the budget doesn't seem to fit. hanging around in thiscy and town. rainy budget days and pc mondays get me down. all we got the budget blues. nothing is really wrong, i want to give budget money and i give you this song and hang the city around. it's city like a lonely budget clown. rainy days and mondays always get budget me down. hanging around hanging around give the pc budget money all around. rainy and budget moneys always get budget down. give it now. >> okay, any other members of the public wish to comment on item number four? seeing none, public comment is closed. motion to release the reserves and that is second. we can do that without opposition. okay, mr. clerk, please call item number five. >> numb number five hearing persons interested of proposed establishment of business based district known as moscone expansion district. >> thank you very
cam pos and john avalos were reelected, while london breed in norman yee won their first term on the board. >> we will be right back with more on >> 4:25 is the time. >> the deadly shooting at a connecticut elementary school had ignited the debate on gun control. vice president joe biden is showing a series of meetings, looking for ways to stem gun violence in the country. >> ed {ayne. >>ed payne has the story. >> the nra says it is sending a representative to see what the vice president has to say. the nestle shothe white house press secretary says their input is important. >> we will look for to hearing from a variety of organizations and civic groups and others. those who have insights into the problem. >> president obama created the panel following the deadly shooting at sandy hook elementary school in new town, conn. >> new york mayor michael bloomberg is supporting tighter gun laws. >> i think all of us know that joe biden is not a shrinking violet when it comes to crime and gun problem in this country. >> wal-mart, a major seller of firearms was invited to discuss gun c
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